Southampton will face Crystal Palace on Wednesday night in a Premier League game. The two teams are neighbors in the standing, occupying 14th and 15th place having collected the same number of points so far – 22. Crystal Palace are above the Saints thanks to their superior goal difference. Both sides are involved in the relegation battle, as they have just 3 points more than Cardiff, who are the first team in the drop zone.
Southampton vs Crystal Palace Head to Head
|Head to Head||Last game||Last H2H games||Last games home/away|
|Southampton||Win||12 W/ 1 D/ 7 L||7 W/ 0 D/ 3 L|
|Crystal Palace||Loss||7 W/ 1 D/ 12 L||3 W/ 0 D/ 7 L|
Worth mentioning: The last draw between the sides was more than 10 years ago and in the next nineteen games one of the teams always prevail. In the last three meetings, whoever plays in front of their own supporters end up loosing the clash. Just two of the last six games saw both sides scoring. Four of the last four meetings at St. Marry’ featured over 2,5 goals and saw the two teams finding the back of the net.
Last game between the clubs: 01.09.2018 Crystal Palace – Southampton 0:2; Danny Ings 47′, Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg 90′; Charlie Austin missed a penalty for the Saints in the 65′
Last game at this venue: 02.01.2018 Southampton – Crystal Palace 1:2; Shane Long 17′; James McArthur 69′, Luka Milivojevic 80′
Southampton vs Crystal Palace Stats
|As of 28.01||Last game||Last 10 games||Last 5 games home/away|
|Southampton||Win||4 W/ 3 D/ 3 L||2 W/ 1 D/ 2 L|
|Crystal Palace||Win||5 W/ 1 D/ 4 L||2 W/ 0 D/ 3 L|
Last game Southampton: 19.01.2019 Southampton – Everton 2:1; James Ward-Prowse 50′, Lucas Digne 64′ (own goal); Gylfi Sigurdsson 90′
Last game Crystal Palace: 27.01.2019 Crystal Palace – Tottenham 2:0; Conner Wickham 9′, Andros Townsend 34′ (penalty); Kevin Trippier missed a penalty for Tottenham on 45′.
Top performers Southampton: Danny Ings 7 goals 1 assist, Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg 3 goals 1 assist, Stuart Armstrong 3 goals.
Top performers Crystal Palace: Luka Milivojevic 6 goals 1 assist, Andros Townsend 4 goals 2 assists, Wilfried Zaha 3 goals 2 assists.
|Last 10 games||Goals scored:conceded||Over 2,5 goals||Goal/goal||Clean sheets|
Worth mentioning: The only game of Southampton’s last nine that did not see both sides scoring and producing over 2,5 goals was a goalless draw away to Chelsea. Just two of Crystal Palace last six game featured over 2,5 goals and saw both involved teams scoring. They have scored in all of their last five outings, while keeping three clean sheets in the process.
Southampton vs Crystal Palace News
Missing players Southampton: Matthew Targett, Michael Obafemi are injured, while Maya Yoshida is away on international duty.
Missing players Crystal Palace: Vicente Guaita, Wayne Hennessey, Pape Souare.
Southampton vs Crystal Palace Predictions
Both teams to score & over 2,5 goals